Envirotech Blog

Workplace wellness is an important consideration for keeping employees healthy and productive with ergonomic workspaces, but it needs to include everyone, even lefties. Continued
Ergonomics is “an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely.” Green ergonomics is an important burgeoning field of study that combines research of the efficiency and safety of your team, while ... Continued
Sustainability mandates typically focus on energy consumption initiatives, recycling programs, and generating less waste. But there are many innovative ways to fulfill your sustainability mandate in an office setting. Continued
Workplace wellness is so much more than health insurance plans and sick day allocation. Wellness is about the promotion of optimal health, not simply the mitigation of sickness. Workplaces that incorporate a more holistic approach to wellness look at how to impact not only the employees’ health ... Continued
Most of us spend long hours sitting at desks in our offices. The majority of us don’t have great posture, and we all know how uncomfortable it can be to stay in one position for too long. Continued
Collaborative workspaces are becoming more popular and look as though they’re here to stay. Continued
Workplaces are becoming more stressful, generally because of the constant connectivity we now experience through the internet and devices, and the way technology has made certain tasks easier, allowing us to do more and more.  Continued
Staying in one position for too long is uncomfortable and has significant negative health impacts. Those who spend 4+ hours sitting per day are considered to lead a sedentary lifestyle. Even if you go to the gym for an hour a day, you still are not counteracting the negative effects of sitting. Continued
We often think that we are being good global citizens by recycling whenever possible. However, a recent article by the Globe and Mail pointed out these disappointing stats about Canadian recycling: Continued